OYSTER BAY, NY — Ever wanted to live like royalty? This may well be one of the few opportunities you’ll get to do that — provided you have a cool $9.98 million lying around.
Measuring at an astounding 18,874 square feet, this palatial Oyster Bay area mansion boasts 21 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms.
Built in 1966, Villa La Colline is approached by a tree-lined driveway that ends at a porte-cochere, oblong courtyard, and reflecting pool.
Just beyond the front door lies a ground floor with cathedral ceilings, a marble rotunda, and handpainted wallpaper with gold leaf accents.
Other property highlights include a movie theatre, an entertaining cabana, and an inground swimming pool.
Address: 385 Oyster Bay Rd, Mill Neck, NY
Square feet: 18874
Bathrooms: 16 Listing Description: Custom built in 1966 by the famed developer William Levitt, this French Inspired masterpiece has been re imagined and now is Villa La Colline a crown jewel of the Gold Coast.
Feel the nostalgia emanate from every languid view of this gated, 15+ acre 36-room estate. The enchanted drive through lush, wooded grounds leads to an oblong courtyard, reflecting pool and porte-cochere. The noble residence consists of a central structure with two primary symmetrical side buildings of harmonious proportion complemented by an independent entertaining cabana and inground pool. The interiors, of great elegance, reveal a similarly royal theme. Composed of cathedral height halls, on the ground floor, the marble rotunda serves as the boundary between public salons and private reposing accommodations.
Classic French architecture is Infused with extraordinary millwork, hand painted wallpaper and gold leaf accents. Silk wall coverings, marble floors & original panel doors from the Vanderbilt estate. Listed by: Donnamarie Chaimanis, LAFFEY REAL ESTATE.